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    Phil Jackson says the greatest athlete he ever coached is....

    Phil Jackson believes that Dennis Rodman is the greatest athlete he has ever coached.

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    Re: Phil Jackson says the greatest athlete he ever coached is....

    he could rebound like none other



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    Re: Phil Jackson says the greatest athlete he ever coached is....

    Dennis Rodman is one of my favorites of all time.



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    Re: Phil Jackson says the greatest athlete he ever coached is....

    ...Will Perdue?


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    Re: Phil Jackson says the greatest athlete he ever coached is....

    dammit


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    Re: Phil Jackson says the greatest athlete he ever coached is....

    Rodman was a great athlete but definitely not the best.



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    Re: Phil Jackson says the greatest athlete he ever coached is....

    I agree with Phil Jackson. Purely from an athletic standpoint, Dennis Rodman was unbelievable. Even when he was "on the bench" he was actually on an exercize bike, because his body, in his late 30s, was conditioned to play the whole friggin' game.

    I in particular liked his "warrior" ethic. While he was a freak, and was quite temperamental, all a coach really had to do was to point him in the right direction and just let him "do his thing".


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    Re: Phil Jackson says the greatest athlete he ever coached is....

    Greatest athlete =/= best basketball player, so I guess I'd agree with him about Rodman


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    Re: Phil Jackson says the greatest athlete he ever coached is....

    Quote Originally Posted by alaskaguy View Post
    Phil Jackson believes that Dennis Rodman is the greatest athlete he has ever coached.

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    Was actually at the reception for Phil at UND on Moday night, he really seems like a down to earth geniune mid-western guy.....



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